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National Briefs
November 11, 2000
Minneapolis - Child leaves hospital after arms severed Houston - Mom sentenced for prostituting girl Florida - 12-year-old dropout charged in rapes
Ottawa women blast BU
November 11, 2000
Melvetta Manning scored a game-high 22 points as Ottawa routed Baker University in a battle of unbeatens, 76-55, in the Lady Indian Classic on Saturday afternoon at Coffin Complex. The Wildcats were led by Angie Miller (17 points) and Triece Baker (13 points). The Braves improved to 2-0, while the Wildcats dropped to 3-1.
Jayhawks trampled under: 51-16
November 11, 2000
This is not the way the Kansas University seniors wanted to go out. Texas Longhorn Hodges Mitchell ran all over KU en route to a big Texas win. After a wild first quarter where both teams traded big plays, the game settled down for some old-fashioned smash-mouth football. Unfortunately for the Jayhawks, the Longhorns ended the game with a 42-0 run.
NBA Briefs
November 11, 2000
Jazz center faces misdemeanor charges Bogues on injured list; Raptors activate Joseph Bucks activate Pope, put Ham on injured list Blaylock misses game because of ankle sprain
What’s hot now: nostalgia, comfort
This year’s most popular gifts are simpler, more refined than past offerings
November 11, 2000
By Amy Trollinger Nostalgic. Luxurious. Asian. That’s what retailers are predicting as “hot” for the holidays. From wildly printed flannel pajamas kinda like the ones your grandma wore to Asian-influenced home accessories, the gifts run the gamut this Christmas.
FCC: AOL-Time review takes time
November 11, 2000
The nation’s top communications regulator on Friday defended his agency’s decision to stop its review of the proposed merger between America Online and Time Warner until antitrust authorities complete their work.
Western’s future uncertain
Moody’s considers upgrade for utilities
November 11, 2000
After selling its utilities, Western Resources probably will become a holding company with an uncertain future, a financial analyst said Friday. Western announced Wednesday that it planned to sell utilities KPL and KGE to the Albuquerque-based Public Service Company of New Mexico, or PNM.
Stocks take plunge
Election limbo contributes to market slide
November 11, 2000
Investors irked by poor earnings and unnerved by a presidential election in limbo sent stocks sharply lower Friday, with the Nasdaq composite index falling to a new closing low for the year. Puzzled about how to invest amid the political uncertainty, investors have focused on what they do know: Earnings are key.
City, county home prices up
Sales closed in Lawrence average $167,000, up 25 percent from a year ago
November 11, 2000
By Mark Fagan The average price of homes sold in Douglas County last month jumped 26 percent compared with a year earlier, according to a new report. The average home sale was $160,490 in October, according to a report from Marion Johnson, Douglas County appraiser. That’s up $33,393 from the $127,097 average a year earlier.
Just Looking’ is innocent coming-of-age story
November 11, 2000
Set in New York’s outer boroughs during the summer of 1955, just as rock rolled over the hit parade, “Just Looking” is a coming-of-age film that has the jaunty mood and egg-cream flavor of a Philip Roth memoir.
CBS depicts rivalries of O.J. trial
November 11, 2000
What if they retold the O.J. Simpson story and glossed over all of the unpredictable video madness that made America stop in its tracks? Forget the white Bronco ride and the “Day of the Locust”-style press coverage. “American Tragedy” (8 p.m., CBS, Sunday, TV-14, D, L, concludes Wednesday) focuses on the intense rivalry inside the so-called “dream team.”
Not a natural ditz
Kudrow plays both vile and likable characters
November 11, 2000
Early in her career, Lisa Kudrow consciously decided to go a bit zany, develop some loopy characters. She figured it might help cure her tendency to come across as stiff, sober, standoffish.
Book offers tips on friendships
Creative confrontation key to lasting relationships
November 11, 2000
In their new book, “Hot Buttons: How to Resolve Conflict and Cool Everyone Down,” conflict-resolution expert Sybil Evans and co-author Sherry Suib Cohen remind readers that creative confrontation often yields positive results.
Anniversaries
November 11, 2000
Web site takes ‘elderly’ out of gifts for older loved ones
November 11, 2000
Even for world-class shoppers, buying the perfect gift for senior relatives and friends who have everything can be daunting. A few years ago, Connie Hallquist, a New York City marketing executive in the process of moving overseas, searched department stores and catalogs for a unique item to send to her 87-year-old grandmother and came up empty-handed.
Decorating doesn’t have to be hard
November 11, 2000
It’s not the holidays, really, unless the house, yard and tree show their brilliant colors.
Give the gift of goodies, good eats
November 11, 2000
Give them, receive them, eat them, drink them food and spirits are among civilization’s first and most-prized gifts (prices listed may not include shipping and handling).
Club Notes
November 11, 2000
Engagements
November 11, 2000
Jayhawks weather Storm - Kansas 82, St. John’s 74
KU silences St. John’s trash talking
November 11, 2000
By Gary Bedore Nothing could stop Kansas’ basketball players on Friday night on their quest for the Coaches Vs. Cancer championship trophy. Not foul trouble. And certainly not a young, athletic St. John’s basketball team one that likes to talk a little trash and play some Big Apple mind games on the court.
A cooperative approach to health care
November 11, 2000
Healthy trends and tips to tempt your palate
November 11, 2000
What’s the hottest snack food in the country? Chips? Cookies? Chocolate? None of them. Thanks to Atkins and other high-protein diets, it’s meat snacks.
Chefs prepare cookbook for people with diabetes
November 11, 2000
Fifteen of America’s top chefs, including Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit restaurants in Minneapolis and New York City, have teamed up to produce a free cookbook that focuses on the importance of nutrition in managing diabetes.
Hospice care brings dignity to clients’ last days
November 11, 2000
By Kim Hall Hospice care is about caring and comforting those who are in the final stages of life. For many years, death was something families didn’t talk about. However, many experts agree the time to talk about your views about end-of-life care, and to learn about end-of-life options, is before a life-threatening illness occurs.
No ifs, ands or butts
Hints to help you extinguish a risky habit
November 11, 2000
By Jan Biles For those who think smoking among young people is declining in the United States, it’s time for a reality check. From 1991 to 1997, cigarette use among high school students increased 32 percent, according to statistics compiled in 1999 by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Texas A&M’s defense faces biggest challenge
Wrecking Crew hopes to slow down Heupel, top-ranked Oklahoma in critical Big 12 South contest
November 11, 2000
Seems like every time No. 1 ranked Oklahoma played a Texas team this season, it’s been bad news for the Lone Star State.
Drug-related murder gets 20-year sentence
November 11, 2000
Cornhuskers want revenge
November 11, 2000
For the first time in more than a generation, No.4 Nebraska is headed for No. 16 Kansas State with vengeance in mind.
Menninger to transfer services
November 11, 2000
The Menninger psychiatric clinic plans to transfer its inpatient services for northeast Kansas to Stormont-Vail HealthCare by March 1, officials announced Friday.
Report finds racial profiling in Kansas City suburbs
Police officials dispute ACLU study results
November 11, 2000
Minority motorists in four Kansas City suburbs are much more likely to be ticketed by police than their white counterparts, according to a study released Friday by a civil liberties group.
True fans?
November 11, 2000
Elegant, thoughtful gifts abound
November 11, 2000
What makes a gift special? Perhaps the grand gesture, signaling a weighty investment or commitment? Or is one less costly but still demonstrating the giver truly had the recipient in mind?
Ottawa school honors Lawrence resident
Former official joins two other OHS grads
November 11, 2000
A Lawrence man is among three inductees to Ottawa High School’s Wall of Honor. The recognition is reserved for distinguished Ottawa High School graduates. Joe Harkins, Lawrence, is a 1956 OHS graduate.
Commons services
November 11, 2000
Patricia Wolfe
November 11, 2000
On the record
November 11, 2000
Heart program’s location up in the air
Officials insist department won’t be transplanted out of hospital
November 11, 2000
By Erwin Seba Few details about the logistics of a move by 25 heart doctors to the Kansas University Hospital have been resolved. But one thing is clear: The Family Medicine Department will stay in the hospital on KU Medical Center’s Kansas City, Kan., campus.
Hot toys already flying off the shelves
Parents stalking shipments of Playstation 2, Lego soccer sets
November 11, 2000
Desperate to find a Playstation 2 console, a Lego soccer set, or a Harry Potter Trivia Game? You better not pout, you better not cry, you better become friends with that delivery guy. He’s about the only one who knows when the hot toys are coming to town.
Sheriff-elect prepares to take reins
Rick Trapp eyes smooth transition in county department
November 11, 2000
By Joel Mathis Transition for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department began Wednesday morning when Sheriff-elect Rick Trapp met with outgoing Sheriff Loren Anderson. “No bumps anticipated,” Anderson said. “He’ll do a good job.” Trapp said that he will meet regularly with Anderson before taking office Jan. 8.
U.S. democracy provides stability
Election chaotic but doesn’t threaten nation’s government
November 11, 2000
In the past 40 years alone, the United States has survived a presidential assassination, a resignation, an impeachment. It has withstood tumultuous riots and a divisive war. Popular leaders and cultural icons have been murdered, small children and federal workers killed by a bomb.
Tobacco lawsuit settlement talks falter
November 11, 2000
Negotiations by two tobacco companies to reach a nationwide settlement that would protect them against punitive damage claims have broken off, lawyers involved in the talks said. Lorillard Tobacco and Liggett Group have been in separate talks to settle numerous class-action cases pending before U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein in Brooklyn. The cases were brought on behalf of sick smokers as well as by health insurers and union health funds seeking reimbursement for the smokers’ medical treatment.
Palestinians set tough terms for resumption of peace talks
November 11, 2000
Palestinians on Friday set tough new terms for a resumption of peace talks, as five Palestinians and an Israeli soldier were killed in widespread clashes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, meanwhile, said the assassination of a West Bank militia commander wasn’t just a one-time warning and that Israel would go after other gunmen if shooting attacks on Israeli enclaves don’t cease.
Sanctions against Iraq flouted regularly
November 11, 2000
It seemed like an unremarkable event 11 Russian oil experts departing on a flight from Moscow. But this was no ordinary flight because its destination was Baghdad. The trip two months ago appeared to flout U.N. economic sanctions against Iraq and has emboldened other countries to follow suit, with dozens of visits since then. “The embargo has started fizzling,” Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said recently.
Suspicious citizenry demands quick conclusion to election
November 11, 2000
National presidential vote totals show roughly 60 percent of this nation’s eligible voters exercised their right to vote in last Tuesday’s presidential election. This indicates many millions of Americans either were too lazy to vote, don’t care who is president, don’t think their vote means anything, are not interested in politics or elections or, for some other reason, didn’t think it important to vote.
Evolution may return to state tests
Questions offered for science exams
November 11, 2000
If newly elected members of the Kansas State Board of Education act in January, there’s time to add evolution questions to controversial state science assessments before testing begins in the spring. Substitute questions that integrate concepts tied to evolution were developed at a Kansas University test-writing center with the expectation of heavy turnover on the state board.
Briefly
November 11, 2000
County courthouse lawn sprinkled in ice Friday $1 million bond set for two charged with beating couple
Kinsey key for KU
QB/guard fills in for foul-plagued Hinrich
November 11, 2000
By Gary Bedore Mario Kinsey used the massive Coaches Vs. Cancer championship banner as a robe as he exited the court after Kansas’ 82-74 victory over St. John’s on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Genetic test can aid brain cancer therapy
November 11, 2000
Scientists have developed a genetic test that could help doctors predict which patients suffering aggressive brain cancer are most likely to benefit from chemotherapy.
Gore ekes out victory in Oregon maybe
November 11, 2000
Vice President Al Gore narrowly defeated George W. Bush for Oregon’s seven electoral votes in a bittersweet victory three days after the election.
Electoral College becoming battleground
November 11, 2000
Normally a rubber stamp, the Electoral College is getting a hard look as a possible battleground for the presidency if the postelection impasse drags on.
Bush’s bump boils over
November 11, 2000
George W. Bush sported a bandage Friday to cover an area above his right cheek which was treated for a boil. “I got a little infection, just an infection,” Bush told reporters during a brief news conference.
Baldwin residents will feel tax bite most sharply
November 11, 2000
By Tom Meagher Property tax season is nigh, and Baldwin residents will be the county’s hardest hit by an increased mill levy. Workers at the Douglas County Treasurer’s Office spent Friday making preparations to mail out the tax bills.
Defending Match Play champion bounced
November 11, 2000
Argentina’s Vicente Fernandez beat defending champion Larry Nelson 2 and 1 on Friday in the first round of the Chrysler Senior Match Play Challenge.
Lewis-Tua to clash tonight
November 11, 2000
From his penthouse suite, Lennox Lewis can look past this sprawling gambling capital and see the desert. In his mind’s eye, he can see past David Tua to a fight against Mike Tyson.
Screen Actors Guild fines Woods for ad during strike
November 11, 2000
The Screen Actors Guild has teed off on Tiger Woods. The union fined the golfer $100,000 for shooting a nonunion Buick commercial during the six-month strike against advertisers by SAG and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, Daily Variety reported Friday.
Haskell women fall to Ottawa
November 11, 2000
Katherine Kelly scored 13 points and Shawnavgn Joe added 10 points, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Haskell Indian Nations University from absorbing an 89-57 college women’s basketball loss against Ottawa on Friday night at Coffin Complex.
Baker seniors want big day against Valley
November 11, 2000
By Jason Franchuk There’s going to be a moment well before the outcome is determined that Baker football coach John Frangoulis is going to be melancholy.
NAIA officials touring cities
November 11, 2000
The city apparently is making a good impression on the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics as it ponders moving its headquarters to one of five Midwestern cities.
Park pockets Pennzoil pole
Earnhardt’s championship hopes dwindling
November 11, 2000
Even though Dale Earnhardt’s protege is on the pole, the seven-time Winston Cup champion seemed to lose ground in his quest for a record eighth NASCAR title.
NFL Briefs
November 11, 2000
Chargers’ Jenkins sprains ankle All local blackouts lifted for Sunday
St. Louis plans to call on Canidate this week
November 11, 2000
This week is finally the week the St. Louis Rams take the wraps off their first-round draft pick. Coach Mike Martz said running back Trung Canidate, who dressed but did not play last week, will see action in the first quarter Sunday at New York against the Giants.
Kansans seek pioneer stories
November 11, 2000
A group that helps preserve Kansas history is looking for true pioneer stories. The Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas are taking entries for an annual contest to save anecdotes and stories about ordinary Kansans’ lives in the Sunflower State.
Tension, weariness grow
Options abound for legal challenges
November 11, 2000
Vice President Al Gore is approaching an agonizing decision that could risk not only his future but his party’s: whether to mount a legal challenge to the Florida vote if the final count next week certifies George W. Bush as the winner in the state that will decide the next president. Although Gore’s camp has spoken openly about pursuing litigation, aides made clear Friday that he has made no decision whether to join lawsuits filed by Florida residents challenging the ballot in Palm Beach County.
Canvass alters Douglas County vote slightly
November 11, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Douglas County election officials Friday found some discrepancies in their canvass of Tuesday’s voting, and could not account for about 20 ballots. The county’s canvassing board voted 3-0 to throw out 744 of 1,980 provisional ballots because the would-be voters weren’t listed as registered Douglas County voters.
Enter the political twilight zone
November 11, 2000
By Geneva Overholser Washington Post Writers Group One thing only was clear early Tuesday: This endless election was, at last, about to end. Ha. Tuesday began exactly as it would conclude with indecisive numbers and an outcome still unclear.
All-night stores are shopping havens for insomniacs during holiday season
November 11, 2000
The typical Wal-Mart shopping trip is an assault on the senses: Screaming kids. Rusty cart wheels. Towers of Rollback Buys shedding merchandise into the aisles. Endless waits at checkout.
Wildcats fall to 0-2
UCLA wins 97-92 in overtime thriller
November 11, 2000
Usually, a college basketball team would embrace a comparison to mighty Duke. But Kentucky halfheartedly accepted just that as the consolation prize for playing in the Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic.
NBA Roundup
Knicks outlast Celtics
November 11, 2000
Allan Houston had one of the best offensive games of his career. It took strong defense, though, for the Knicks to beat the Celtics.
Horoscopes
November 11, 2000
Big 12 North crown on the line today
Stakes high in showdown between No. 4 Nebraska, No. 16 Kansas State
November 11, 2000
If there’s any doubt as to who the powers of the Big 12 North Division are, just look at the short history of the league. Nebraska and Kansas State are the only two teams to represent the North in the Big 12’s four championship games. K-State also is the only team in the division to beat Nebraska since four teams from the Southwest Conference and the Big Eight merged.
Huskers, Cats prepared for showdown
November 11, 2000
Kansas State’s players aren’t kidding themselves as they prepare for their matchup against No. 4 Nebraska today. They know very well how dangerous Cornhusker quarterback Eric Crouch is.
His Fraudulency? President Gridlock?
November 11, 2000
By Ellen Goodman The Boston Globe On the morning after election, a streamer ran across a full page of The Washington Post: “THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN!” No, this was not another pre-emptive headline by another editor jumping the gun.
Important patrons
November 11, 2000
J-W Editorials The partnership between the Lied Center of Kansas and local business supporters is a win-win situation for the community. The Lied Center of Kansas and its programming may be one of the region’s best examples of a positive “town-gown” relationship.
Veterans receive honorary diplomas
Operation Recognition making up for lost time
November 11, 2000
Nearly 50 years after World War II interrupted their schooling, 14 Sheridan County veterans will receive honorary high school diplomas in a ceremony later this month. They will be the first Kansas veterans to receive honorary diplomas under Operation Recognition, a program sponsored by the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs. The ceremony will be Nov. 25 at Hoxie High School.
Houdini redux: Shackled ‘Elvis’ performs watery great escape
Escapologist wriggles out of Ottawa Police handcuffs in performance
November 11, 2000
By Mike Belt Out in 30 seconds. That’s how long it took escapologist Mario Manzini to free himself from nine sets of handcuffs, shackles and a set of thumbcuffs. He did it Friday while lying on the bottom of a 5-foot deep indoor swimming pool at a motel.
New ‘Net names nixed
November 11, 2000
Advisers to an Internet naming organization narrowed recommendations for new domain names Friday by dropping “.kids,” “.xxx” and other proposals as unworkable.
People, faces & things
November 11, 2000
Price retains lead at Valderrama
Golfer up two strokes at windy, wacky American Express Championship
November 11, 2000
The cork trees seemed to close in on Nick Price as his lead began to shrink. Even with Tiger Woods quietly climbing into contention, Price had other worries in the American Express Championship.
The bigger stakes
November 11, 2000
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times.
Veterans’ reunion touches child who went along
November 11, 2000
Briefcase
November 11, 2000
Maris family loses battle with beer company Former Graves aide heads to Farm Bureau OPEC unlikely to change prices Boeing scores deal
Celebrities hooked on knitting, crochet
November 11, 2000
Knitting and crochet are enjoying a resurgence these days. There’s evidence everywhere. According to the Globe, a Hollywood gossip rag, “a small circle of top actresses, including Cameron Diaz and Daryl Hannah, get together once a week to knit. The “grandmotherly” craft is a hot trend!”
Gregory goes the distance for KU
Senior swingman one of five Jayhawks to log at least 30 minutes against St. John’s
November 11, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Now that Kansas has weathered the Red Storm and beaten back the Bruins on back-to-back nights in the Big Apple, I have two questions.
Ducks flying toward Rose Bowl berth
November 11, 2000
Be afraid. Be very afraid. That’s what Florida wants.
Old Home Town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
November 11, 2000
Seniors bid KU adieu
Winbush, Garcia, 18 others seek stylish sendoff
November 11, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock It was the summer of 1997, and David Winbush was in a bad way. A native of Killeen, Texas, Winbush found himself toiling through Kansas University’s football preseason. School hadn’t started, and, though high school teammate Jason Stevenson, was going through the same practices, Winbush felt awfully alone.
Election rancor worries Roberts
Senator bombarded with Bush-Gore questions on holiday visit
November 11, 2000
By Erwin Seba U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts calls visits to Kansas “battery-chargers.” He said he especially likes visits to the state for Veterans Day observances. The occasions are usually warm and fuzzy tributes to patriotism, attended mostly by gray-haired veterans or young service members or recruits.
Conference preview
Big 12 looking for new stars to emerge
November 11, 2000
The NBA draft hit the Big 12 hard. Gone in the first 10 picks are Missouri’s Keyon Dooling, Texas’ Chris Mihm and Iowa State’s Marcus Fizer, the most dominant big man in the nation a year ago.
Ramirez rejects Tribe’s $119 million offer
Bidding wars for game’s high-profile free agents to begin today
November 11, 2000
Get your checkbooks and pens ready, Manny’s headed for the market. Manny Ramirez’s agent, Jeff Moorad, turned down Cleveland’s seven-year, $119 million contract offer to re-sign Friday and said he would put the outfielder on the free agent market.
Pro Picks
Rams aren’t invincible now
November 11, 2000
A few weeks ago, the St. Louis Rams probably would have been favored by a touchdown or more against the New York Giants even in the Meadowlands.
Weddings
November 11, 2000
Longhorns’ Mitchell on a roll
Texas running back started slow but is finishing with a flourish again
November 11, 2000
Texas running back Hodges Mitchell is again finishing strong, and in reach of another 1,000-yard season after another slow start.
Nuts and bolts of housing fund considered
November 11, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood The Housing Trust Fund being established by the city of Lawrence will be used to buy, build or renovate housing for people who otherwise would be unable to do so. But there remains disagreement on how the fund will be administered and what funding source will be used for ongoing operation of the program.
Cocker feels all right at times about today’s music
November 11, 2000
Joe Cocker is a survivor. The British rock singer survived the ‘60s and ‘70s, when he nearly killed himself with drugs and alcohol. And today he figures he’s surviving the attack of Britney Spears.
Elton John: Passionate about photos
Pop singer shares private collection with public at museum
November 11, 2000
Elton John shares his life in his photography exhibit. The composer, singer and musician said he began collecting works in the early 1990s when he was recovering from a drug addiction. “I went from complete darkness to brilliant sunshine,” he said.
Big 12 Capsules
November 11, 2000
Carolina wins opener
Doherty gets victory, technical in UNC coaching debut
November 11, 2000
Matt Doherty’s heart was racing. North Carolina’s new coach lived up to his promise as an emotional leader, but the No. 6 Tar Heels didn’t necessarily live up to their high preseason ranking against Winthrop, pulling away late for a 66-61 victory in the NABC Classic on Friday night.
Baseball Briefs
November 11, 2000
Rockies agree to terms with pitcher Yoshii Murphy, Sherlock staying with Diamondbacks Strawberry ends ties to New York Yankees Orioles sign Fordyce Devil Rays sign two to minor league deals Skinner joins Indians as third base coach White Sox raising prices Oester to remain with Cincinnati as coach Denbo hired by Yankees Salmon has surgery Sox exercise options on Everett, Beck
Chargers trying to keep positive attitude
San Diego has been in contention in most games despite 0-9 start
November 11, 2000
The San Diego Chargers have been through this nightmare before. Twenty-five seasons after the Chargers started 0-11 behind third-year pro Dan Fouts, they’re again looking up from the bottom of a canyon of zeros: an 0-9 start.
Society Calender
November 11, 2000
NHL Roundup
Tampa Bay rises to top with win over Montreal
November 11, 2000
The Tampa Bay Lightning have fought their way to the top of the Southeast Division. Fredrik Modin scored the go-head goal two minutes into the third period and Kevin Weekes made 26 saves as the Lightning beat Montreal, 3-1, on Friday night.
St. John’s satisfied by effort
Red Storm pulled within two points in closing minutes of 82-74 setback
November 11, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Don’t look for St. John’s to lead the NCAA in free-throw shooting statistics this season. Don’t even look for the Red Storm to be ranked.
Scouting
November 11, 2000
Archie Brammer
November 11, 2000
National Briefs
November 11, 2000
Washington, D.C. - Workplace ergonomic rules set Los Angeles - Murder allegations recanted San Diego - White supremacist indicted New Mexico - Overweight child returns home Washington, D.C. - ‘Greenhouse gas’ cost cuts debated
News Briefs
November 11, 2000
Washington - Intern fired for ‘Nazi’ headline Outer Space - Space crew weathers solar storm Wisconsin - Sick child spread E. coli in school Philadelphia - Widow attacked with acid Virginia - Monkey sex hikes immune system
Bush pursues recount injunction
November 11, 2000
George W. Bush gave a top adviser authority Friday night to seek a court order stopping Al Gore’s campaign from securing manual recounts of contested ballots in Florida, as both sides of an improbably deadlocked presidential election looked to the judicial branch for help in the make-or-break state. In a war of nerves, Bush’s camp pressed Al Gore to concede Florida without multiple recounts, yet Democrats pressed ahead with their protests determined to find enough votes to erase Bush’s advantage in initial counting.
KU women win, men fall in swimming dual
November 11, 2000
Kansas University’s women routed Southwest Missouri State, but the KU men fell in a swimming and diving dual meet on Friday at Robinson Natatorium.
Sophs of ‘57, ‘59 found success
Jayhawks had five-game winning streak against Nebraska
November 11, 2000
By Bill Mayer If they stayed the full three-year course, the sophomores on the 1957 and 1959 Kansas football squads shared in feats about which they can feel special pride. Both groups posted 3-0 sweeps of Nebraska.
Around and about
November 11, 2000
Area Briefs
November 11, 2000
Government to cover Agent Orange diabetes Six professors named H.O.P.E. award finalists Brush collection service ends Church gives away clothing PlayStation 2 sets missing from Kmart shipment
Recreation Calender
November 11, 2000